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Head of Investment Portfolios

James Gutman


James joined Dolfin in February 2020 and is Head of Investment Portfolios, focused on developing the Dolfin investment management proposition further.

James is an experienced econometrician, quantamental strategist and portfolio manager with twenty years of financial markets experience in a variety of roles.

James joined Dolfin from Philipp Advisers LLP, where he was Head of Research and Head of Risk, continuing a career that began at Ford Motor Company, where he was a Senior Economist and Manager of global commodities hedging. He later went to Goldman Sachs, where he was an Executive Director and Senior Commodities Economist. Subsequent stints were at Armajaro Asset Management, where he was a Partner and commodities portfolio manager, and BTG as a portfolio manager where he established the metals derivatives trading desk.

James is skilled in economics, quantitative analysis, risk management and hedge funds and holds a PhD in Political Science and a Master’s Degrees in Economics and Political Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Contact Details


+44 (0)20 3883 1800

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Macro update

Risk markets continue to grind higher, even as economic data and forecasts further discount hopes for a swift economic recovery. Head of Investment Portfolios, James Gutman, provides a macro update.

James Gutman
/ 29 May 2020

Oil update

Following a steep decline in prices over the past several weeks, we expect crude oil to rally sharply later in 2020 and early 2021. Head of Investment Portfolios, James Gutman, provides an update on the oil market.

James Gutman
/ 7 May 2020

Macro update

Investors and analysts are carefully examining economic tea leaves for signs of what is to come but confusion still reigns. Here, Head of Investment Portfolios, James Gutman, provides a macro update.

James Gutman
/ 1 April 2020

Asset managers mull “cheap” industrial metals as manufacturing restarts

Institutional Asset Manager spoke to Dolfin Head of Investment Portfolios James Gutman, and discussed how as the global economy judders into an unsteady restart, stock markets rebound, and manufacturing grows, one thing that has been slow to take off is commodities prices.

James Gutman
/ 9th June 2020

This crushing double blow for the oil sector could force a wave of consolidation, say analysts

Dolfin Head of Investment Portfolios, James Gutman, spoke to Market Watch about the future of the oil sector following recent market blows.

James Gutman
/ 22nd March 2020